Articles & News on Power & Energy

ABB announces improvements to High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Light technology

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System design enhancements will bring a step change in compactness, with a potential to deliver 350 percent more power per square meter of space used – suitable in applications like offshore wind or interconnections, in terms of converter station footprint be it on offshore platforms or onshore installations.

Schneider Electric partners with Microsoft to enable open IoT application development

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The two will accelerate the delivery of cloud-based, IoT solutions for all of Schneider Electric’s end user segments, marrying Microsoft’s experience in the cloud with Schneider Electric’s domain expertise in power management, plants, machines, buildings, data centers and grids to empower companies in a wide variety of markets to use IoT as a competitive differentiator.

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells NORTH AMERICA event to debut at SOLARPOWER International in Las Vegas

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The topics of H2+FC NORTH AMERICA will include hydrogen generation, storage and transportation, fuel cell systems and applications, stationary-, automotive-, mobile fuel cells, special markets, components and supplying technology, fuel cell and battery testing.

Schneider Electric helps Philippines power company optimize smart grid operations

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NGCP is responsible for delivering safe and reliable power to customers in the Philippines over more than 21,000 circuit kilometers of transmission lines. Cost, resource and energy optimization pressure drove NGCP to invest further in their Schneider Electric solution

ABB announces acquisition of B&R Automation

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The combination is intended to result in a comprehensive offering for customers of industrial automation, by pairing B&R's products, software and solutions for modern machine and factory automation with ABB’s offering in robotics, process automation, digitalization and electrification.

OSI to provide SCADA system for Michigan utility company

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Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by Great Lakes Energy (GLE) for a SCADA and Distribution Management System (DMS) based on OSI's monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.

Open Systems International (OSI) announces strategic partnership with DC Systems

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The collaboration is designed to offer customers enhanced features, coordinated system-wide control, and data integration from legacy SCADA environments to new enterprise-wide solutions.

Rockwell Automation helps Loparex alleviate power supply drops with sag-correction system

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For more than a decade, the company’s 305,000-square-foot production facility in Hammond, Wisconsin, had been experiencing voltage sags several times per year that disrupted its largest production line. To get a better grip on the voltage-sag problem, Loparex installed the Allen-Bradley i-Sense and i-Grid intelligent network system from Rockwell Automation on its largest coating line.

Tripwire Study: IT security professionals expect an increase in IIoT cybersecurity attacks

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The study looked at the rise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment in organizations, and to what extent it is expected to cause security problems in 2017.

ABB announces launch of ABB Ability portfolio of digital solutions

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ABB Ability helps customers in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure develop new processes and advance existing ones by providing insights and optimizing planning and controls for real-time operations.